Surveillance State: Could It Manipulate Elections?

29b466736A great thought-piece in The Atlantic by Conor Friedersdorf exploring the question of rather or not the mass-data being collected by the NSA and the CIA could be used to manipulate elections. He explores many differing scenarios through which this could happen. An important read.

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Rigged to Favor The Rich

don't cheat full flickrA great article in The Atlantic by Conor Friedersdorf that begins with the assumption that the system is rigged to favor the elite. But what gets interesting is his analysis is his judgement of what is a better solution: redistribution or a focus on ill-gotten gains?

He also has some great recommendations for a more egalitarian and just society proposed in this terrific piece.

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